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golden

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of golden

  1. 1 having qualities which inspire hope <this may be your golden moment to impress a baseball scout, so don't blow it> Synonyms auspicious, bright, encouraging, fair, hopeful, heartening, likely, optimistic, promising, propitious, roseate, rose-colored, rosy, upbeatRelated Words cheering, comforting, reassuring, soothing; assured, confident, decisive, doubtless, positive, sure, unhesitating; beamish, bullish, eupeptic; favorable, goodNear Antonyms cheerless, comfortless; doubtful, dubious, uncertain; bearish, grim, negative, unfavorable; funereal, glum, gray (also grey), miserable, wretchedAntonyms bleak, dark, depressing, desperate, discouraging, disheartening, dismal, downbeat, dreary, gloomy, hopeless, inauspicious, pessimistic, unencouraging, unlikely, unpromising, unpropitious

  2. 2 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones <sang in a golden alto that filled the concert hall> Synonyms resonant, orotund, plangent, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, rotund, round, sonorous, vibrantRelated Words deep, full, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, plummy, rich; loud, powerful, stentorian, thundering, thunderousNear Antonyms cavernous, hollow; faint, low, murmurous, muted, smothered, soft, weak; thin, tinny

  3. 3 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically <the golden age of industrialization> Synonyms booming, boomy, flourishing, prosperous, halcyon, healthy, lush, palmy, prospering, roaring, successful, thrivingRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful

  4. 4 of a pale yellow or yellowish brown color <a golden Labrador> Synonyms fair, flaxen, blond, sandy, straw, tawnyRelated Words ocherous (or ochreous); ash-blond (or ash-blonde), blondish, strawberry blonde (or strawberry blond), towheaded; gold, light, whiteNear Antonyms black-a-vised, brown, brunet (or brunette), dark, olive, swart, swarthy; black, ebony, raven

  5. 5 pointing toward a happy outcome <that new job is a golden opportunity> Synonyms auspicious, bright, encouraging, favorable, heartening, hopeful, promising, propitiousRelated Words fortunate, fortuitous, happy, lucky, providential; advantageous, beneficial, profitable, prosperous, salutaryNear Antonyms unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous, fatal, ruinous; baleful, dark, dire, direful, doomy, foreboding, gloomy, ill, ill-boding, menacing, minatory, ominous, portentous, sinister, threateningAntonyms dim, discouraging, disheartening, futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising, unpropitious



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